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GREENE, Graham (1904-1991).
The Quiet American.
London: William Heinemann, 1955. [Modern fiction] FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp.[viii]; 247. Bound in publisher's blue cloth with gilt titles to spine, with original printed dust-wrapper priced at 13/6. Some toning and edge-spotting, jacket toned to the spine and extremities, some paper reinforcement to the reverse of the the dust-jacket. Overall a very good copy, complete with the scarce original promotional wraparound band. Uncommon thus. Greene's classic prophetic novel set in Vietnam. Basis for the 2002 Oscar - Nominated motion picture starring Michael Caine and Brendan Fraser.
Bookseller: Adrian Harrington [UNITED KINGDOM]

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